Ask your doctor if extrafine
QVAR is right for your child
Asthma is a disease caused by inflammation in the large and small airways – with the small airways making up an more than 98% of the lung. 1
In children, uncontrolled or untreated small airway inflammation is related to permanent damage to the lung and irreversible loss of lung function. 2,3
EXTRAFINE QVAR is the only asthma preventer inhaler in New Zealand that reaches deep into your child’s lungs to treat inflammation in their small airways.
Reference: 1. Carr TF, Altisheh R, Zitt M. Small airways disease and severe asthma. World Allergy Organ J. 2017;10(1):20. Published 2017 Jun 21. doi:10.1186/s40413-017-0153-4
2. Bjermer L. Curr Opin Pulm Med 2014;20:23-30. 3. Hirota N & Martin JG.
Chest 2013 Sep;144(3):1026-32.
QVAR 50 Inhaler and QVAR 100 Inhaler are prescription medicines containing beclomethasone dipropionate 50 micrograms and 100 micrograms per dose. QVAR is used to reduce inflammation in the lungs and prevent asthma attacks. QVAR has risk and benefits. Consumer Medicine Information can be obtained from www.medsafe.govt.nz Ask your doctor if QVAR is right for you. Always use strictly as directed. If symptoms continue or you have side effects see your healthcare professional. QVAR is a fully funded Prescription Medicine. Normal doctor’s charges apply. Distributed in New Zealand by Radiant Health Ltd, Auckland. TAPS PP8067.